RE: Changing Local Admin Password

From: Josh Amick (
Date: 07/30/03

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    You could try using the Windows Resource Kit utility
    cusrmgr.exe (Console user manager)
    The command would be; cusrmgr -u administrator -m
    \\machinename -P password
    Nice and easy to script with too.

    Josh Amick

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Jimmy Sansi []
    Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2003 1:42 PM
    Subject: Changing Local Admin Password

    I am currently looking for a way to remotely change
    the local
    administrator password on our XP/2k/NT workstations,
    having to visit each computer or using the Local Users
    Groups mmc snap-in.

    Does anyone have any suggestions or tools they use?
    writing a script be the best solution?



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